upwards


upwards
also upward adverb AmE
1 moving or pointing towards a higher position: Hold the gun so that it points upwards.
—opposite downwards
2 increasing to a higher level: Salary scales have been moving steadily upwards: .
—opposite downwards
3 more than a particular amount, time etc: children of 14 and upwards | upwards of informal: The waiting time for an operation can be upwards of two years.

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.